Nanoscience News

02/14/2019

New Director Assumes Helm of Kavli ENSI

Peidong Yang to direct the Kavli Energy NanoScience Institute

02/11/2019

How Bees Stay Cool on Hot Summer Days

How bees stay cool on hot summer days.​

02/05/2019

Researchers from TU Delft Combine Spintronics and Nanophotonics in 2-D Material

The discovery might lead to the development of an energy-efficient way of processing data.​

02/04/2019

Nanoscale Guitar String ‘Executes a Complex Dance’

Researchers devised a way to listen to a nanoscale guitar for the first time – and then played the Cornell alma mater on it.​

02/04/2019

CO2 Soil Sequestration Plan Aims to Relieve Atmospheric Warming

An international group of scientists co-led by a Cornell professor reports that solutions for sequestering carbon might literally be right under our feet.​

01/07/2019

A Painless Adhesive

Adhesives for biomedical applications can be detached with light.​

01/07/2019

Replacing Hard Parts in Soft Robots

Researchers develop ‘soft’ valves to make entirely soft robots .

12/21/2018

Cancer’s Metabolism Subject of Trailblazing Study

https://psoc.engineering.cornell.eduCornell researchers confirmed that the 'Warburg effect' provides a growth advantage for tumors.​

12/10/2018

Microscopic “Sunflowers” for Better Solar Panels

Novel liquid crystal material deforms in three dimensions based on internal structure and external stimuli.​

11/05/2018

"Folded" Optical Devices Manipulate Light in a New Way

Metasurface optics manipulate light in a finely controllable way using carefully designed microscopic structures on an otherwise flat surface.

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